Foraging in Guanay cormorant and Peruvian booby, the major guano-producing seabirds in the Humboldt Current System

@inproceedings{Weimerskirch2012ForagingIG,
  title={Foraging in Guanay cormorant and Peruvian booby, the major guano-producing seabirds in the Humboldt Current System},
  author={Henri Weimerskirch and Sophie Bertrand and Jaime Silva and Christopher J. Bost and Salvador Peraltilla},
  year={2012}
}
The Humboldt Current System is the most productive upwelling system globally in terms of fish and sustains huge populations of guano-producing birds as well as the world’s largest single-species fishery targeting the Peruvian anchovy Engraulis ringens. Peruvian boobies Sula variegata and Guanay cormorants Phalacrocorax bougainvillii are the most abundant seabird species in the system and feed mainly on anchovies. By using high precision GPS and time−depth recorders, we compared the horizontal… CONTINUE READING

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